Railsponsible, a non-profit business organisation formed by seven companies in the rail industry: Alstom, Bombardier Transportation, SNCF, Deutsche Bahn, Knorr Bremse, Nederlandse Spoorwegen (NS) and SKF, becomes the 109th partner of the 10YFP Sustainable Public Procurement Program led by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP).
Railsponsible, represented by Olivier Baril, Alstom’s CPO and Railsponsible’ Chairman, officially received the membership certificate from Farid Yaker, Sustainable Public Procurement (SPP) Programme Officer at UN Environment, on behalf of the Coordination Desk of the Programme, during a ceremony held at UN Environment premises in Paris.
At this occasion, Farid Yaker declared: “We are very proud to welcome Railsponsible into the 10YFP Sustainable Public Procurement Programme. We look forward to establishing a fruitful collaboration by giving Railsponsible access to a broad network of organisations and individuals working together to implement sustainable public procurement on the ground. We look forward to accompanying the initiative in the development of large scale SPP projects and activities together with a range of diverse and skilled 10YFP SPP partners.”
Olivier Baril said : “We are very pleased to join the UNEP Sustainable Public Procurement initiative which will allow us to share best practices with other industries, public organizations and academic institutes, so that together we are able to make sustainable procurement a reality everywhere.”